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Military power of Brazil and Israel

Country: Brazil Israel
Capital: Brasília Jerusalem
Population: 204 451 000 8 238 300
Area: 8 515 767 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 200 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 176 500
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 445 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 6 766
Total artillery: 1 112 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 184 614
Rocket artillery: 198 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 789
Fighter aircraft: 45 52
Multirole aircraf: 0 343
Attack aircraft: 78 25
Helicopters: 263 203

Navy

Total naval: 111 74
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 0
Corvettes: 5 3
Submarines: 5 5

Military service

Brazil

18-45 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 10-12 months; 17-45 years of age for voluntary service; an increasing percentage of the ranks are "long-service" volunteer professionals; women were allowed to serve in the armed forces beginning in early 1980s when the Brazilian Army became the first army in South America to accept women into career ranks; women serve in Navy and Air Force only in Women's Reserve Corps.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).